ROG Phone 2 with 855 Plus and 120Hz Display Launched

Asus ROG Phone 2 has made its India debut. On Monday launched its second-generation gaming-centric phone at an event in New Delhi. The ROG Phone 2 brings a host of upgrades over its predecessor and is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB UFS 3.0 of internal storage. The phone also comes with upgraded ultrasonic Air Triggers 2 for gaming.

It packs a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. The phone’s display is claimed to offer a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and touch latency of 49ms, while a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 is there for protection. Asus’ new gaming-centric phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC, paired with 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.0 of internal storage.

It features a 48 MP primary camera, accompanied by a 13 MP wide-angle camera with a 125-degrees field of view. There is a 24 MP front camera for selfies. The Asus phone comes equipped with a 6,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging standard.

ROG Phone 2 also features an in-display fingerprint sensor for authentication. Asus’ new offering sports dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support and features Air Trigger 2

Asus ROG Phone 2 price is set at Rs. 37,999 for the base 8GB + 128GB variant in India and it will go on sale starting September 30 via Flipkart. The retail package of the phone’s base model will also include the 10W QC 4.0 charger and the AeroCase cover. The higher-end 12GB + 512GB variant price at Rs. 59,999 and it will hit the shelves soon. The retail package of this variant will include the 30W ROG ChargerAeroActive Cooler, and the Aero Case.

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